Brazilian Motor merchant
|Completed||1936 - Howaldtswerke AG, Hamburg|
|Owner||Cia de Navegação Lloyd Brasileiro, Rio de Janeiro|
|Homeport||Rio de Janeiro|
|Date of attack||18 Feb 1943||Nationality: Brazilian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-518 (Friedrich-Wilhelm Wissmann)|
|Position||12.47S, 37.33W - Grid FJ 8577|
|Complement||50 (0 dead and 50 survivors).|
|Route||Maceio - Bahia|
|Cargo||General cargo, including cotton. salt, textiles and a deck cargo of motor boats and trucks|
|History||Completed in November 1936 as German Montevideo for Hamburg-Südamerikanische DG, Hamburg. On 20 Nov, 1939 laid up at Rio Grande. On 27 Jan, 1942 seized by Brazil and renamed Brasiloide. |
|Notes on event|
At 03.15 hours on 18 Feb, 1943, the unescorted Brasiloide (Master Eurico Gomes de Souza) was torpedoed by U-518 about 5 miles from the Garcia D´Avila lighthouse. The ship broke in two after being hit by a coup de grâce and sank in 12°38S/37°57W.
|On board||We have details of 1 people who were on board.|
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